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American Sign Language (ASL) Full-Time Tenure-Track

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American Sign Language (ASL) Full-Time Tenure-Track

Cuesta College

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full Time - 10 Months/ 100% FTE

Job Number: FY1718 - 67

Location: Cuesta College - San Luis Obispo Campus & Paso Robles North County Campus, CA

Department: Language & Communication

Closing: 3/25/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Description Summary:

Cuesta College is accepting applications for a full-time tenure-track position in American Sign Language (ASL). The American Sign Language discipline is part of the Modern Languages Department, (Spanish, ASL, French, German) and the Languages and Communications Division, which includes the departments of Communication Studies and Journalism. The primary teaching assignment for this position consists of lecture instruction in beginning and intermediate American Sign Language (ASL).

Essential Functions & Qualifications:

The primary teaching assignment for this position consists of lecture instruction in beginning and intermediate American Sign Language as well as carrying out the duties of the lead instructor in this discipline.


Master's in American Sign Language;
Bachelor's in American Sign Language; AND Master's in another language or Linguistics;
The equivalent (candidates making application on the basis of equivalency must submit all materials requested for an equivalency judgment, indicated on the Equivalency Process link), OR A valid Community College credential in the discipline.

Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.


- Community college experience teaching American Sign Language;
- Experience teaching with Signing Naturally curriculum;
- Familiarity with the Deaf Culture;
- Experience using Canvas and/or similar Learning Management Systems;
- Demonstrated ability to employ a variety of teaching techniques and strategies to assist students with diverse learning needs and academic goals;
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues and students;
- Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, the mission and objectives of the California Community Colleges and of Cuesta College.

Additional Information:

Required Documents: Candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, resume, reference list, unofficial transcripts, diversity statement, and a sample syllabus when applying for this position. Your reference list must include five professional references, their contact information and their relationship to you. A sample syllabus should be for a college level Introduction to American Sign Language course.

Cuesta College is committed to building and maintaining a workforce that reflects and honors the diversity of our students. It is important to us that our faculty, staff, and administrators demonstrate an understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds as well as sexual orientation, gender identity and abilities of all constituents in the Cuesta College community. In 500 words or less, with consideration to our Mission Statement and our values expressed above, please explain how you will demonstrate your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in this position.

When uploading documents, PDF uploads are preferred.

Completed online applications and all supporting documents must be submitted by the closing date for this position. LATE, INCOMPLETE, FAXED, MAILED OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

If you do not meet the minimum qualifications for the position please include an equivalency argument. For directions on what is an acceptable equivalency argument please review the requirements listed on the following link: (Download PDF reader)
San Luis Obispo County Community College District ("Cuesta College") is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), age, disability (physical and mental), genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal and state law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Cuesta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

In compliance with California law, all prospective staff and students are entitled to read the Annual Security Report, published each October by the Cuesta College Department of Public Safety. This report contains information about our emergency and crime reporting procedures, as well as crime statistics for the past 3 years. You may request a copy of this report at one of our two Public Safety Offices: on SLO campus at Building 6600A or on North County Campus at building N1035, during campus business hours. You may also access the complete text of this report at the following website address:

Interview Process Information:

Selected applicants will be required to attend a teaching demonstration on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 OR Thursday, April 26, 2018 and interviews on Friday, April 27, 2018.

Second interviews will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

The San Luis Obispo County Community College District promotes inclusiveness, prohibits discrimination, and encourages all qualified persons to apply. As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Cuesta College actively seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds to assist students, staff, and faculty. For ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) assistance with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources Office: (805) 546-3129.

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Location: San Luis ObispoCA 93403
Document ID: AC044-3PNK  
Ad Number: 1161612
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Published in:  JobElephant
Published on: 2018-02-2302/23/2018
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